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The Tidemark Theatre presents, Cris Derksen on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. (Black Press file photo)

World-renowned indigenous cellist and composer Cris Derksen live streams from the Tidemark this December

Juno nominated Cris Derksen is an internationally respected Indigenous cellist and composer.…

  • Nov 27, 2020
Satellite and the Harpoonist will perform at the Tidemark Theatre live and livestreaming on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Photo by Colin McTaggart

Satellite and the Harpoonist duo are bringing deep down, dirty blues to the Tidemark

As the great poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once stated, “The best thing…

  • Nov 23, 2020
The Museum at Campbell River is offering two-week writing retreats to three local authors in Roderick Haig-Brown’s study at the Haig-Brown House this winter/spring. Photo by Island Life Photographics

Prestigious Haig-Brown Writer-in-Residence program becomes retreat for local writers in 2020

There’s another victim – at least temporarily – of the COVID-19 pandemic:…

Composer and pianist Nico Rhodes takes us on an intriguing musical journey through the evolution of Ragtime from classical to contemporary, featuring the rags of its best-known proponents and little known stars. Photo contributed

Let Nico Rhodes take you on a musical journey through the evolution of Ragtime

Few Canadians know anything about Ragtime beyond Scott Joplin’s soundtrack to the…

  • Nov 5, 2020
Composer and pianist Nico Rhodes takes us on an intriguing musical journey through the evolution of Ragtime from classical to contemporary, featuring the rags of its best-known proponents and little known stars. Photo contributed
Nanaimo’s Elise Boulanger will perform a hybrid concert (in person and streamed online) at the Tidemark Theatre on Nov. 19 at 7:30. Photo by Laura Baldwinson

Smooth-voiced chamber-folk-pop artist performs streaming-only concert at Tidemark Theatre

Elise Boulanger is a sweet darkness wrapped in orchestral instrumentation. Hailing from…

  • Nov 4, 2020
Nanaimo’s Elise Boulanger will perform a hybrid concert (in person and streamed online) at the Tidemark Theatre on Nov. 19 at 7:30. Photo by Laura Baldwinson
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Pianist earns 2020 BC Piano Music Competition award

Michael Robert represented the North Island Branch of the Registered Music Teachers…

  • Oct 28, 2020
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Caleb Hart will return to the Tidemark Theatre on Nov. 13 for a hybrid concert experience filled with rock, reggae and a whole lot of soul. Photo contributed

Caleb Hart returns with rock, reggae and a whole lot of soul

Caleb Hart will return to the Tidemark Theatre on Nov. 13 for…

  • Oct 28, 2020
Caleb Hart will return to the Tidemark Theatre on Nov. 13 for a hybrid concert experience filled with rock, reggae and a whole lot of soul. Photo contributed
Metchosin's Jesse Roper wowed the capacity crowd at the Tidemark Thursday with only a guitar, a cajon and his voice, so much so that they made him come back up for a three-song encore – a rare event for an opening act.

Blues rocker Jesse Roper returns for a hybrid concert experience

The Tidemark Theatre is excited to announce the return of Van Isle…

  • Oct 21, 2020
Metchosin's Jesse Roper wowed the capacity crowd at the Tidemark Thursday with only a guitar, a cajon and his voice, so much so that they made him come back up for a three-song encore – a rare event for an opening act.
Legendary Vancouver-based blues and jazz guitarist and vocalist Jim Byrnes will perform live at the Tidemark Theatre in a concert that will also be streamed. Contributed photo

Legendary blues musician and Actor Jim Byrnes hits the tidemark for a hybrid show

Jim Byrnes lives and breathes music. For nearly 50 years he’s crooned,…

  • Oct 20, 2020
Legendary Vancouver-based blues and jazz guitarist and vocalist Jim Byrnes will perform live at the Tidemark Theatre in a concert that will also be streamed. Contributed photo

Campbell River author tries out new genre for upcoming trilogy

Kristin Butcher kept her book grounded in real world, with some fantastical elements

Cortes Island band reinvents itself for the COVID-19 world

‘We had to revisit how this whole thing was going to be sustainable’

Tidemark Theatre and Chamber of Commerce join forces to launch two new TV shows

Show will explore the arts, community, culture and local industry through conversation

Art+Earth Festival gets growing this weekend

Find out what events are in-person and what’s happening online

Volunteer Campbell River’s L.I.F.T. Fest is going virtual!

Educates the public on the work that organizations do and how to get involved

  • Sep 16, 2020

Campbell River Art Gallery taps Sara Lopez Assu for top job

‘We needed a strong leader, and we felt she was the right fit,’ says board chair Darren Larose

New book by Quadra Island author explores deepest reaches of our environmental dysfunction

The environmental crisis calls out for a new mythology, Ray Grigg says

  • Sep 15, 2020

Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens hosting Kahiamoe and Guthrie concert

Popular Vancouver Island musicians sharing the stage

  • Aug 30, 2020